Yoga Asanas to Help You Overcome Hearing Problems

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Ear problems such as ear pain, ear infection, tinnitus and dizziness related to ear infections are very common problems all around the world. If untreated most of these problems can result in partial or complete hearing loss in persons suffering from these symptoms. It is very important to address these problems and find a cure for them.

Yoga not only has a cure for ear and hearing problems but it also claims to improve hearing over time by performing certain asanas. Yoga for ear problems or yoga for hearing loss may sound strange but certain yoga poses can be very effective. Here are some yoga poses to help you cure your hearing problems.

1. Tadasana

Tadasana or the mountain pose improves blood circulation and gives you a boost of energy. It is also known to ease pains throughout the body if done regularly and can help if you have an ear pain which has been bugging you for long.

How to perform this aasan

Stand erect on the mat with your feet together and spine straight

Rest your hands on the sides of your body with your palms touching your thighs

Inhale deeply and move your hands above your head and join them, both palms touching each other

Stretch your body upwards and try to balance on your toes if possible

Maintain the pose for a count of 20 and then exhale and come back to the initial position

2. Adho Mukha Svan aasan

This pose, also known as downward dog pose is great for curing tinnitus or that persistent ringing sound in your ear

How to perform this asana

Stand erect on the mat with your feet together and spine straight

Rest your hands on the sides of your body with your palms facing your thighs

Bend forward and keep breathing normally

Bring your arms in front and place them on the mat, supporting your weight on your arms and legs

Bend your head forward and stretch your legs backward one at a time

Inhale deeply and pull your stomach in

Hold the position for a count of 30 and slowly come back to the initial position while exhaling

3. Viparita Karani for hearing problems

Viparita Karani or legs up the wall pose is a very effective pose for all your ENT troubles. It increases blood flow to the head helping with ear troubles.

How to perform this asana

Place your yoga mat next to a wall and sit with legs folded, facing the wall

Stretch your lower back slowly and rest it on the floor while extending your legs up and resting them against the wall

Stretch out your hands on either side of your body

Close your eyes and breathe deeply

Hold the pose as long as you feel comfortable